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Snap, Crackle, Pop Stars: Portraits in Cereal

Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Artist Sarah Rosado plays with her breakfast food to make portraits of pop's most recognizable faces.
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Soundcheck

Herb Alpert: 'What's Beautiful About Music Is It's Personal'

Thursday, December 25, 2014

Soundcheck's John Schaefer settles into a booth at P.J. Clarke's with the record executive, bandleader and sculptor to talk about a lifetime of hits... and more hits.

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Studio 360

Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Thursday, November 13, 2014

High Maintenance returns, Bryan Cranston yells at children, and Too Many Cooks owns the Internet. 
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Studio 360

Sideshow Podcast: Christoph Niemann, Instagram Savant

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Christoph Niemann was already a successful illustrator, but the internet made him a groundbreaking storyteller. 
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Studio 360

Ghostbusters Fan Art Proves There's No Need for a Sequel

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Rumors continue to swirl that they're going to remake the beloved '80s films, but this new treasure trove of tribute art means we should leave the franchise alone.

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Studio 360

Pharrell's Sweet Tears, X-Files Tweet-union and More

Thursday, April 17, 2014

Here are the five unmissable things the internet gave us this week: A perfect pop song, an unbelievable drawing, and a good long cry.

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Features

LOOK | A Slideshow of Underground Subway Art

Thursday, March 15, 2012

The MTA released its new Arts for Transit app on Thursday, which has background information and photos of each one of the 236 permanent artworks in the New York City transit system. See a slideshow of some of our favorite works of underground subway art included in the app here.

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Features

Battery Park Rejects Donated Otterness Sculptures

Monday, July 11, 2011

A family of bronze lions won't be showing up at a downtown library anytime soon. The Battery Park City Authority has decided not to accept the anonymous donation of eight Tom Otterness statues to the Battery Park branch of the New York Public Library.

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Features

City Arts Groups Relieved After Restoration of Fiscal Year 2012 Budget

Tuesday, July 05, 2011

The Department of Cultural Affairs had faced $43 million cuts in the mayor’s original proposed budget, which would have reduced operating funds to major museums, theaters and zoos by 50 percent and caused some 1,000 employees in the cultural sector to be laid off.

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Features

Figment Festival Brings Whimsy and Art to Governor's Island

Thursday, June 09, 2011

The Figment festival at Governor's Island takes public art to a new level, inviting visitors to the free festival at Governor's Island to participate. From a Stealth Fighter made out of astro-turf to an audio project that makes sounds according to movement, the festival's only rule seems to be: don't sit still.

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Features

Whitney Museum Sheds Uptown Home for New Meatpacking District Digs

Friday, May 20, 2011

After 45 years on the Upper East Side, The Whitney Museum of American Art is getting ready to move from its home at Madison and 75th Street to an edgy new building designed by Renzo Piano in the Meatpacking District. After The Whitney moves out of its landmark Breuer building in 2015, The Metropolitan Museum of Art will move its modern and contemporary art in.

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Features

Binary Code as Art: Ryoji Ikeda at the Park Avenue Armory

Thursday, May 19, 2011

A new installation by the Japanese artist Ryoji Ikeda opens at the Park Avenue Armory on Friday. The audio-visual work, which looks like visual math, uses data from NASA and the Human Genome Project to make sounds and visual projections that immerse the viewer.

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Features

New York Board of Regents Adopts New Deaccessioning Rules

Tuesday, May 17, 2011

On Tuesday, the board voted to adopt new deaccessioning rules that expired last fall.

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Students Get the Spotlight at Parsons Art and Design Festival

Monday, May 09, 2011

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This weekend, Parsons The New School for Design kicked off its inaugural "Parson's Festival," which showcases the work of its burgeoning student designers, filmmakers, architects, and other dedicated creative types who have graced the school's hallowed hallways for two weeks.

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Features

Queens Graffiti Mecca Faces Redevelopment

Monday, March 07, 2011

It’s a sad day for New York's street artists. Developers are planning to bulldoze Five Pointz in Queens, an icon of graffiti culture worldwide, and replace it with new high rises.

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WNYC News

2011 Armory Art Show Spotlights Latin American Art

Thursday, March 03, 2011

Latin American artists are in the spotlight at this year’s invitation-only exhibition at the Armory Art Show in Manhattan. Eighteen galleries from Peru, Venezuela, Colombia, Argentina—including a big contingent of galleries from Mexico and Brazil—are exhibiting the best of their country’s contemporary art.

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Features

New Sculpture Retrospective Comes To the New Museum

Tuesday, February 08, 2011

On Wednesday, sculptor Lynda Benglis’ works from the last forty years will be covering the walls and floors of the museum. Check out a slideshow of her work here.

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Features

Study Finds Arts in America Are Ailing

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

A new report from the National Arts Index reported that the vitalty of the arts in the U.S. has reached a 12-year low. However, NYC arts groups have found signs of hope.

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Features

Guggenheim Explores Expansion into Finland

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

On Tuesday, Helsinki Mayor Jussi Pajunen announced that the city had commissioned the Guggenheim to conduct a study on the feasibility of bringing a new modern art museum administered by the Guggenheim to town.

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Studio 360

B.D. Speaks!

Monday, January 17, 2011

Garry Trudeau – author of the landmark comic strip Doonesburystopped by the studio recently to talk with Kurt about 40 years of penning the ever-expanding Doonesbury universe.  It’s a challenge to cover comics (or really anything visual) on the radio, so Studio 360’s Eric Molinsky made dramatized versions of a few key strips.

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